Cunningham admits Richardson isn’t far off first-team berth

Keiron Cunningham has admitted that young St Helens half-back Danny Richardson “isn’t far off” breaking through into the club’s first-team in 2017. Speaking to TotalRL last week prior to the serious leg injury suffered by Matty Smith in their opening pre-season friendly against Widnes, Cunningham said that the highly-regarded pivot is putting himself into contention for a spot in his…

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Smith set for prolonged period on the sidelines after ‘disgusting’ tackle

St Helens halfback Matty Smith has been ruled out for the foreseeable future with a leg injury, the club has confirmed. The England international was helped from the field in Saints’ 16-0 victory over Widnes on Sunday after a tackle by Manase Manuokafoa. Keiron Cunningham had expressed his concern at the severity of the injury, and his fears were confirmed on…

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Cunningham sweating over the fitness of Matty Smith

Keiron Cunningham is fearful that Matty Smith could be set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines. Smith, a new signing from rivals Wigan Warriors, was helped from the field during St Helens’ pre-season victory over Widnes on Sunday. The England international will have further examinations today, but Cunningham admitted that he could miss a significant amount of time, and…

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Cunningham insists “common sense prevails” with cancellation of England camp

St Helens fans, make sure to pick up a copy of the upcoming issue of League Express – featuring an exclusive interview with new signing Tommy Lee as well as a full report and reaction of Sunday’s game against Widnes. To get your copy on Sunday night before the paper hits newsstands, click here. St Helens coach Keiron Cunningham has…

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Cunningham: Walker could be one of the best

This article was originally in the December 19th edition of League Express. To read the biggest stories first, buy League Express every week in stores or online at https://pocketmags.com/league-express-magazine. St Helens coach Keiron Cunningham believes new signing Adam Walker has the potential to become one of the best props in the world. Walker is one of several new faces at…

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Saints agree drinks partnership

St Helens have announced a four-year partnership with Robinsons Brewery, one of the UK’s oldest family brewers. Robinsons will continue to be the club’s Official Drinks Partner, a position they have held since 2012. The deal will see the Stockport brewer have exclusive pouring rights within the 18,000-seater stadium whilst continuing to brew the rugby club’s Saints Gold, a 4% ABV…

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Cunningham blasts Bennett’s England plans

This article originated in League Express. Get all the news first by purchasing League Express in stores every Monday, or if you can’t wait that long, get the online edition every Sunday evening at https://pocketmags.com/league-express-magazine St Helens coach Keiron Cunningham has lashed out at the “abysmal” system put in place by England coach Wayne Bennett’s for a pre-season training camp…

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Cunningham blasts Bennett’s England plans

Keiron Cunningham has launched a scathing attack on Wayne Bennett’s plans for an overseas pre-season training camp. Speaking to League Express, the St Helens head coach described the plans as “disgraceful”, despite Bennett claiming that he has the “assistance” of numerous Super League coaches. In a strong interview, Cunningham fumes about the increased workload being put on elite players, and…

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